SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services. We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role…

We are seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to join our team, focusing on emerging topics related to distributed energy systems. The successful candidate should have a background in sustainable energy systems, energy forecasting and demand modelling. Responsibilities will include the development and evaluation of innovative machine learning algorithms to predict offer and demand of distributed renewable energy systems, and studying the impact of energy consumption behaviours on the grid. You will collaborate in a multi-disciplinary and industrial environment, publishing research findings in scientific journals and presenting at international conferences. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to drive advances in sustainable energy use and distribution through cutting-edge research. This is a fully funded PhD position for 1 years (extendable). The successful candidate will join the UBIX Research Group, led by Prof. Raphaël Frank.

The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Carrying out research in the predefined areas
  • Disseminating research results through scientific publications
  • Participating in proposal drafting
  • Participating in teaching activities
  • Assisting in organization of relevant events
Your Profile…

Qualification: The candidate should hold a PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Energy Engineering, or a related field.

Experience: The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and/or experience in a number of the following topics (ordered by importance):

  • Energy Systems
  • Data Analytics & Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Distributed systems

Strong analytical and programming skills are required (Python and C/C++). Prior proven experience in data-driven innovation projects is an asset. Most importantly, you should be curiosity driven and willing to constantly learn new things!

Language Skills: Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. French, German or Luxembourgish is a plus.

Here’s what awaits you at SnT…
  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 55 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family. At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more

Find out more about us!

In Short…
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Internal Title: Postdoctoral researcher
  • Job Reference: UOL05887

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 81072 (full time)

How to apply…

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by Email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

About the University of Luxembourg…

University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

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